This website is a clearinghouse for information related to the request from Total Defense for an Indoor Shooting Range at 6001 167th Ave NW. The following are links to the most recent agenda items where the case was heard. The City anticipates to update this webpage with more direct links in the near future. For more information on the City's overall efforts to review the area surrounding the intersection of 167th Avenue and Saint Francis Boulevard (Highway 47), please visit

City Council gives final approval for Indoor Shooting Range

On February 11, 2014, the City Council adopted Ordinance #14-01, which was the final step in the approval process to allow for an Indoor Shooting Range at 6001 167th Ave NW. The Ordinance will be published in the Anoka County Union on February 14, 2014 and will become effective 30 days after that date. For more information, please contact the Community Development Department at 763-433-9824 or

Chronology of Discussion

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January 10, 2013 Economic Development Authority

January 31, 2013 Planning Commission

February 12, 2013 City Council

February 14, 2013 Economic Development Authority

April 4, 2013 Planning Commission

April 11, 2013 Economic Development Authority

June 5, 2013 167/47 Node Stakeholder Meeting #1

July 11, 2013 Economic Development Authority

July 18, 2013 Economic Development Authority

August 1, 2013 Planning Commission

September 26, 2013 167/47 Node Citizen Engagement Process

October 29, 2013 Joint Meeting (Planning Commission, Economic Development Authority, City Council)

November 7, 2013 Planning Commission

November 14, 2013 Economic Development Authority

November 26, 2013 City Council

January 9, 2014 Planning Commission (Open House #1 and Public Hearing)

January 16, 2014 167/47 Node Stakeholder Meeting #2

January 28, 2014 City Council

February 10, 2014 Open House #2 (Little Me Child Care Customers)

February 11, 2014 City Council